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Finding books - James F. Lincoln Library

Find Books & Media:
Lincoln Library

Lincoln Library has over 66,000 books to support your research and to encourage your exploration and discovery as a thinking person.  Check here first—you won’t be so overwhelmed with choices, and the books are waiting for you right on campus.

For more materials go to OhioLINK's catalog--just click the OhioLINK icon on our catalog's search screen.
The OhioLINK Library Catalog lets you search the library collections of 91 Ohio colleges and universities—a total of 50 million items
all at once.  You can request materials as soon you find them, and a statewide delivery service will bring them to our campus within days. 
Find it on SearchOhio

SearchOhio is a consortium of 26 public libraries that provides borrowing access to more than 10 million items. This is a great resource for popular literature, movies and music, and the materials you request arrive within days via a statewide delivery system.

To request items from OhioLink or SearchOhio:
  • Click the green Request button beside the item's title
  • Select Lake Erie College as your institution at the next screen
  • Fill in your last name and LEC ID number at the next screen and click Request to complete the transaction
The item you've requested will be delivered to our campus within days. When it arrives you will receive an email telling you that it may be picked up at the library's circulation desk.

You can access your My Library account to see what you have requested and the status of each item. There is a My Library Logon link in the left column of the library's web pages.

For further information: Contact the Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Lori Greuber (440.375.7402)

Find e-Books:
OhioLINK Electronic Book Center

Access a large collection of scholarly and reference e-books covering all academic disciplines.
EBSCO eBook Collection

A library of electronic books (e-books) on many academic subjects. The collection includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain e-books. Users can preview an e-book online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Content or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable.

Dissertation Abstracts  (for off campus access click here)

Contains more than 2 million entries for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database includes citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Since 1997, new publications have been available electronically, and many publications can be ordered through the system for a fee. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center (OhioLINK)

A free online database of masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from graduate students in participating Ohio colleges and universities.
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